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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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The Sociology of Law and the Global Transformation of Democracy


ISBN13: 9781316649060
To be Published: June 2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.99



This title provides a new legal-sociological account of contemporary democracy. This is based on a revision of standard positions in democratic theory, reflecting the impact of global legal norms on the institutions of national states.

Chris Thornhill argues that the establishment of fully democratic, fully inclusive governance systems in national societies was generally impeded by inner-societal structural factors, and that inclusive patterns of democratic citizenship only evolved on the foundation of global legal norms commencing after 1945. He claims that this process can be best understood through a transposition of key insights of classical legal sociology onto the form of global society. Extensive analysis of select case studies in different regions illustrate these claims.

Thornhill offers a sociological theory of global law to explain contemporary processes of democratic integration and institutional formation and contemporary constructions of citizenship and political rights. This title is also available as Open Access.

Subjects:
Law and Society
Contents:
Introduction
1. The paradox of democracy and the sociology of law
2. National democracy and global law
3. Before the law?
4. Politics becomes the law
5. The reconstruction of democratic agency
Conclusion

Series: Global Law Series

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